William Walton: Music and Literature

William Walton: Music and Literature

by Stewart R. Craggs
     
 

ISBN-10: 1859281907

ISBN-13: 9781859281901

Pub. Date: 06/01/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This collection of essays seeks to reflect the many aspects of the life and work of William Walton. Written by acknowledged Walton scholars they cover the literary influences in his music and the current debates that surround them. Walton’s particularly well-known compositions are examined, such as Belshazzar’s Feast, Troilus and Cressida and

Overview

This collection of essays seeks to reflect the many aspects of the life and work of William Walton. Written by acknowledged Walton scholars they cover the literary influences in his music and the current debates that surround them. Walton’s particularly well-known compositions are examined, such as Belshazzar’s Feast, Troilus and Cressida and Façade. Also included is an overview of his 14 film scores and an analysis of his first and second symphonies and his concertos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859281901
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/01/1999
Series:
Music and Literature Series
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.49(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface Michael Pope; The Songs Alan Cuckston; Sacred Music John Coggrave; Façade: a noise like amber Kevin McBeath; Belshazzar and BBC Bureaucracy: the Origins of a Masterpiece Michael Kennedy; The Symphonies and the Concertos Robert Meikle; Film Music Stephen Lloyd; 'All the things that might have been': Christopher Columbus Zelda Lawrence-Curran; 'A Lost Child': a Study of the Genesis of Troilus and Cressida Scott Price; Recorded Works Lyndon Jenkins; Walton’s Words Lewis Foreman; Bibliography; Index of Walton’s music; Index of names.

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